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pemphigus vegetans

 

Definition:

  1. a rare, verrucous form of pemphigus vulgaris in which vegetation develops on the eroded surfaces left by ruptured bullae; new bullae continue to form;
  2. a chronic benign vegetating form of pemphigus, with lesions commonly in the axillae and perineum; spontaneous remissions and occasionally permanent healing to occur.

Synonym(s): Neumann disease

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